Extensive NBC Sports Coverage Set for 2017 Phillips 66 U.S. National Championships – Swimming World News

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Fans will enjoy wall-to-wall television and digital coverage of next week’s 2017 Phillips 66 National Championships – USA Swimming’s top domestic event of the year – via NBC Sports and USASwimming.org.

On the television side, 2017 Phillips 66 Nationals will feature 12 hours of broadcast coverage from NBC Sports Group, including four hours of nationally televised coverage on NBC on July 1-2. A complete schedule is as follows:

Date     Network  Time (ET) Live or Delay Webcast*
Tuesday, June 27 NBCSN 7-8 p.m. Same Day Delay USASwimming.org
Wednesday, June 28 NBCSN 7-8 p.m. Same Day Delay USASwimming.org
Thursday, June 29 Universal HD 6-8 p.m. Live NBC Sports App
Friday, June 30 Universal HD 6-8 p.m. Live NBC Sports App
Saturday, July 1 NBC  1-3 p.m. Taped USASwimming.org
Saturday, July 1 Universal HD 6-8 p.m. Live NBC Sports App
Sunday, July 2 NBC 1-3 p.m. Taped USASwimming.org

*All prelim sessions webcast at USASwimming.org

Beginning at 9 a.m. ET, each day’s prelim session will be streamed live in its entirety at USASwimming.org via Playmaker Media, owned by NBC Sports Group and operated by NBC Sports Digital. Live finals webcasts will be available on either USASwimming.org or the NBC Sports app; See the detailed schedule above for complete information.

USA Swimming also will produce DeckPass Live, powered by Xfinity, twice daily from Indianapolis beginning Tuesday, June 27. Streaming live via USASwimming.org at 12:30 p.m. ET daily and after each finals session, DeckPass Live will air poolside from Indianapolis featuring analysis, highlights, features and star guests. Olympian Ariana Kukors and former National Team member Jeff Commings will serve as hosts.

Swimming fans located outside the United States will have access to a pay-per-view webcast of Phillips 66 Nationals on USASwimming.org for $6.99 per day or $24.99 for the full event.

Held at the historic Indiana University Natatorium on the campus of IUPUI, the Phillips 66 National Championships serve as the qualifier for the U.S. team in the pool competition at the 2017 FINA World Championships, which runs from July 23-30 in Budapest, Hungary. The winner of each Olympic event will claim an automatic spot on the roster, and a complete team selection procedure is outlined at usaswimming.org. Outside of the Olympic Games, the FINA World championships are the sport’s largest international competition.

Defending individual event Olympic champions expected to compete include Anthony Ervin(Valencia, Calif./SwimMAC Carolina), Lilly King (Evansville, Ind./Indiana University), Katie Ledecky(Bethesda, Md./Stanford Swimming), Simone Manuel (Sugar Land, Texas/Stanford Swimming) and Ryan Murphy(Jacksonville, Fla./California Aquatics).

The Phillips 66 National Championships are part of the 2017 Team USA Summer Champions Series, presented by Comcast. The Champions Series showcases numerous Olympic sports throughout the season, highlighting the year-round quest of Team USA athletes to compete at the Olympic Games.

About USA Swimming

As the National Governing Body for the sport of swimming in the United States, USA Swimming is a 400,000-member service organization that promotes the culture of swimming by creating opportunities for swimmers and coaches of all backgrounds to participate and advance in the sport through clubs, events and education. Our membership is comprised of swimmers from the age group level to the Olympic Team, as well as coaches and volunteers. USA Swimming is responsible for selecting and training teams for international competition including the Olympic Games, and strives to serve the sport through its core objectives: Build the base, Promote the sport, Achieve competitive success. For more information, visit www.usaswimming.org.

Press release courtesy of USA Swimming. 

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